Space Shuttle Discovery - Chantilly, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 38° 54.687 W 077° 26.721
18S E 287975 N 4309793
Quick Description: The first of the four remanning shuttles to be placed on permanent display.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/26/2013 7:17:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMHNAM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu
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Long Description:
Click below for my other space shuttle waymarks in California and New York.

Space Shuttle Endeavor in Los Angeles, CA

Space Shuttle Enterprise in New York City, NY

Space Shuttle Discovery made many scientific discoveries and had numerous historical events. The last flight was on STS -133, then Endeavor on STS-134 and Atlantis on STS-135. Before Discovery made it to it's new home, Space Shuttle Enterprise was here which was latter moved to the USS Intrepid in New York City (WMHNA8) in may of 2012. It is free to come, but $15 to park. It is well worth it as you can spend all day here.

Type of Aircraft: (make/model): Space Shuttle

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Museum

inside / outside: inside

Tail Number: (S/N): Not listed

Other Information:: Not listed

Access restrictions: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of aircraft (required - will be interesting to see if the aircraft is ever repainted or progress if being restored)
Photo of serial number (required unless there is not one or it is a replica)
Photo(s) of any artwork on the aircraft (optional but interesting)

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